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s lipshod

  • s  marked by great carelessness
    slipshod spelling

  • The $18,200 could have gone unrecorded because of slipshod accounting, and the kickback allegation was hearsay.
  • Someone was needed who could plan and plead reorganization in the slipshod War Department, set up administrations for the colonies newly-won from Spain.
  • Other national teams, whose players often compete together from the time they try on their first size 2s, are now so good that they can't expect to win with such slipshod .

  • Mark Twain in FOXNews
    Surely there is not another language that is so slipshod and systemless, and so slippery and elusive to the grasp,Twain wrote of German, adding that a person "is washed about in it, hither and thither, in the most helpless way......"
  • Jacqui Smith in
    The new civil penalties are a more effective way of dealing with employers who use slipshod or exploitative recruitment methods,said Home Secretary Jacqui Smith.
  • St Jerome in
    The whole system is pretty slipshod,says Dr. Jerome Kassirer, former editor of the New England Journal of Medicine and author of On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health. "When you're reading an...

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